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Kitamu Coffee Closing in Hilliard

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kitamu Coffee Closing in Hilliard

After nearly seven years in business, local cafe Kitamu Coffee is closing its doors at 3221 Hilliard Rome Rd. in Hilliard. Founder Mo Muhidin opened the shop in late 2010, providing a space for Hilliard residents to not only grab coffee, but also as a place for entertainment, live music and more. On Saturday, July […]

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Rooks Tavern Announces Permanent Closure

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Rooks Tavern Announces Permanent Closure

After little more than eight months in the University District, Rooks Tavern announced its permanent closure today. “Friends, it is with a heavy heart that we must announce the permanent closure of Rooks Tavern,” the owners wrote in a Facebook post. “Together we made a beautiful thing, even if only for a short time. Fun […]

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Poultry & Game Closes at the North Market

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Poultry & Game Closes at the North Market

Today, June 3, is the last day to get some North Market Poultry & Game. The merchant is leaving their long-held spot to another business. Their replacement will be announced next week. “Next week North Market will announce a new ‘Best in Class’ FRESH merchant to take over the Poultry and Game category,” said Executive […]

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Payless ShoeSource Closing 800 Stores Across US, Including Four in Central Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Payless ShoeSource Closing 800 Stores Across US, Including Four in Central Ohio

After filing for bankruptcy back in April and announcing 400 store closures, Payless ShoeSource made news again yesterday by announcing another 408 stores that will close. The combined total represents a reduction of the company’s retail footprint by approximately 20 percent, bringing their 4,000 international store total down to 3,200 for now. The combined closure list […]

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Gander Mountain Closing Retail Stores Amid Bankruptcy Buyout

Walker Evans Walker Evans Gander Mountain Closing Retail Stores Amid Bankruptcy Buyout

The latest national retailer to implode in 2017 is Minnesota-based sporting goods store Gander Mountain. The company filed for bankruptcy in March, and announced plans to close 32 stores this year (none of those closures are in Ohio), but earlier this week it was revealed that many more are likely on the chopping block. Competitor Camping World announced on […]

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Caterina Ltd. Closing its Doors in German Village

Walker Evans Walker Evans Caterina Ltd. Closing its Doors in German Village

After 14 years in business, Caterina Ltd. will soon be closing its doors at 571 S. Third St. Since 2003, the shop has specialized in European housewares, and owner Catherine Adams confirmed that they’ll be clearing out their inventory starting on Thursday, April 20 at 11 a.m. “Everything — ceramics, linens, glassware, Christmas — will […]

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Robert Mason Co. Will Close Due to Fire-Related Financial Setbacks

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Robert Mason Co. Will Close Due to Fire-Related Financial Setbacks

The award-winning lifestyle brand Robert Mason Co. will cease its Columbus operations at the end of May. After a fire struck the store in 2014, owner and founder Robert Grimmett scrambled to keep financially afloat. Although he used every opportunity he could to increase revenue, he was ultimately unable to recover from the setback. “Losing […]

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